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Neighbourhood Centre Worker - Brisbane


Bardon Neighbourhood Centre and The Exchange in Kelvin Grove assists people to cope with difficult and stressful life experiences by providing services and advocacy for individuals and families in ways that are sensitive to their needs and empowering them. We focus on strengthening and supporting people according to their individual needs, by developing a network of community support, referral and emergency relief service with an emphasis on prevention and education.

Communify Queensland is looking for the right person to add value and contribute to this dynamic neighbourhood centre by working directly with people accessing the centre:

  • To provide effective, equitable and accessible services which support and strengthen personal, family and community life in the local area to assess presenting need and provide brief interventions including supported referral, information and personal support
  • To provide a creative and flexible range of support services including family and individual support, emergency relief and No Interest Loans (NILS)
  • To support and run groups and events run by the Communify Neighbourhood Centres.

This role is a fixed-term contract to the end of 2020.

About us

Communify Queensland is a multi-service organisation that provides a range of programs and activities for families and individuals in the community to enhance their quality of life. Our primary concern is the welfare and wellbeing of socially, physically, intellectually and emotionally disadvantaged and vulnerable people in our community. We currently provide Aged and Disability Services, Day Respite, Childcare, Community Development, Community Education, Emergency Relief, Family and Individual Support, Home Assist Secure, Homelessness Intervention, Mental Health Services, NDIS, Neighbourhood Centres, Social & Multicultural Support and Venue Hire.

To be successful in this role you need to demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Ability and experience to work with clients with complex needs
  • Highly effective communication, interpersonal, administrative and organisational skills
  • Ability to work 45 hours per fortnight spread over 3 or 4 days per week

A position description is attached.

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